Resources

General Information

DeafConnect is just one source for information about Deafness.  We invite you to use these other trusted sources through the links listed, such as NAD, Gallaudet University, and the Tennessee Library for Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

ORGANIZATIONS FOR DEAF, DEAF-BLIND, HARD OF HEARING

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
Tennessee Association of the Deaf (TAD)
Tennessee Council for the Deaf Deaf/Blind and Hard of Hearing (TCDDBHH)
Hearing Loss Association of America
Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths & Adults (HKNC)
Tennessee Deaf-Blind Project
Communication Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Johnson City)
Knoxville Center of the Deaf
Partnership for Families, Children and Adults (Chattanooga)
Bridges (Nashville)
Jackson Area Center for Independent Living

RESOURCES REGARDING DEAFNESS AND/OR DISABILITIES

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Library Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Nashville, TN
Pepnet 2 (pn2)
Tennessee Disabililty Pathfinder
University of Tennessee Center on Deafness
Tennessee Deaf-Blind Project
Disability Rehabilitation Services for the Deaf/Memphis, TN (VR or DRS)
DeafHealth.org

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES

Family Voices of Tennessee
Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)
Tennessee Hands and Voices

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

LINC 2-1-1, community services help line
Memphis Call 3-1-1, services in Memphis

STATE COMMUNICATION ASSISTANCE

Telecommunications Devices Access Programs (TDAP)

EMPLOYMENT SEARCH

Jobs 4 Tennessee

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT FOR D/HOH

Dawn Sign Press
Harris Communications

LEGAL AND BUSINESS INFORMATION

American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT)
Tax Incentives for Improving Accessibility (ADA)
Memphis Area Legal Services

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Gallaudet University
Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)
National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID)
Tennessee School for the Deaf (TSD)
West Tennessee School for the Deaf (WTSD)
Hinds Community College, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program (MS)
SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, Howard College (TX)

ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTING D/HOH

Starkey Hearing Foundation – Hear Now Initiative
Lions Clubs International
Quota International

ORGANIZATIONS REGARDING INTERPRETING

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID)
Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (TRID)

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